Inducted into the family of the DPS Society from 2003, DPS Kalinga has come a long way within a very short span of time establishing itself as an unparalleled institution - an icon of excellence amongst the 21st century Indian Schools from the eastern region of the country providing Nursery to Higher Secondary education with affiliation from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Govt. of India.
DPS Kalinga a mission for World Class Education by Vidya Jyoti Trust, Orissa in collaboration with the DPS Society, New Delhi
The Junior School classes Nursery to III is housed in Block A.
Timings are 7.30am - 12.30pm
The Junior most class when the students step into the world of formal education is well planned and structured to make the experience of toddles memorable and interesting. The class teacher is assisted by a Junior Teacher while the class strength is limited to 35 students in a section. An Ayah to attend to the needs of the little one is attached to each section. The colourful furnitures and spacious room welcoming Learning is through play, action and story telling as well as rhymes. Physical activities are encouraged specially in group to enhance social skills. The Splash Pool and the Activities Rooms Puppet corner one hot favourites.
The second step in the school ladder is a smooth transition. The students are confident to handle the 3 ‘R’s. Language skills are honed extensively and the students are introduced to the 2nd Language - Hindi. The number of students is 25 in each section with a mother teacher’ as well as an ayah to assist the little ones.
Classes I, II, III attend regular Music, Dance, Art, Craft and Swimming classes besides academics.
No heavy bags nor tiring home work assignments.
No Examination, Grading is done through continuous assessment.
Students are also exposed to varied activities to enable them to make their choices later.
Examinations & Tests: No formal Examination
Monthly Tests and Grading of class & Home Assignments for continuous assessment.
Annual Examination in February/March.
The Middle school classes IV to X is housed in Block B & C follows the 9:15 to 3:20 time slot (Except in summer). This provides them with the opportunity to participate in the morning games provided by the school from 7:30 - 9:00am.
Class IV onwards students are introduced to a 3rd Language. The students can choose from Oriya, Sanskrit or French and need to continue this till class VIII.
Classes IV, V continue with regular classes in Music & Dance. However class VI onwards students can choose one of the two. Art Education is included in the regular curriculum and students need to continue with it till class X.
Examinations & Tests: Every week Mondays Tests (schedule given in Almanac)
Grading of Class & Home Assignments for continuous Assessment.
1st Terminal Examination in September-October
2nd Terminal Examination in February-March.
Classes XI - XII - School timings 7:30 - 1:30pm
The Senior Secondary classes XI, XII are in Block D and their timings 7:30am - 1:30pm have been scheduled to provide students with the opportunity to devote more time for academics.
Examinations & Tests: Monday Tests/Assignments
Mid-Term in July
1st Terminal - September/October
Pre Board I - December
Pre Board II - January
Practical - January/February